Adding One-time Reports

Control Manager supports generating one-time reports from Control Manager 3 and Control Manager 5 report templates. Users need to create Control Manager 5 report templates, while Trend Micro created Control Manager 3 report templates. The process for creating a one-time report is similar for all report types and involves the following:

  1. Access the Add One-time Report screen and select the report type.

  2. Specify the product/products from which the report data generates.

  3. Specify the date when the product/products produced the data.

  4. Specify the recipient of the report.

Step 1: Access the Add One-time Report Screen and Select the Report Type

  1. Navigate to Reports > One-time Reports.

    The One-time Reports screen appears.

  2. Click Add.

    The Add One-time Report > Step 1: Contents screen appears.

  3. Type a name for the report in the Name field, under Report Details.
  4. Type a description for the report in the Description field, under Report Details.
  5. Select the Control Manager template to generate the report:
    • Control Manager 5 report template:
      1. Select the Control Manager 5 template to generate the report. If the existing reports do not fulfill your requirements, create one from the Report Templates screen. See Adding Control Manager 5 Report Templates for more information.

    • Control Manager 3 report template:
      1. Click Control Manager 3 under Report Content. The Control Manager 3 templates appear in the work area to the right, under Report Content.
      2. Select the report category on which to base the report.
      3. Select the Control Manager 3 template data on which to base the template.
  6. Select the report generation format:
    • Control Manager 5 report formats:

      • Adobe PDF Format (*.pdf)

      • HTML Format (*.html)

      • XML Format (*.xml)

      • CSV Format (*.csv)

    • Control Manager 3 report formats:

      • Rich Text Format (*.rtf)

      • Adobe PDF Format (*.pdf)

      • ActiveX

      • Crystal Report Format (*.rpt)

  7. Click Next.

    The Add One-Time Report > Step 2: Targets screen appears.

Step 2: Specify the Product/Products From Which the Report Data Generates:

  1. Select the managed product or directory from which Control Manager gathers the report information.
  2. If the report contains data from a Network VirusWall Enforcer device, specify the clients from which the reports generate:
    • All clients: Reports generate from all Network VirusWall Enforcer devices

    • IP range: Reports generate from a specific IP address range

    • Segment: Reports generate from a specific network segment

  3. Click Next.

Step 3: Specify the Date That the Product/Products Produced the Data:

  1. Specify the data generation date:
    • From the drop down list select one of the following:

      • All dates

      • Last 24 hours

      • Today

      • Last 7 days

      • Last 14 days

      • Last 30 days

    • Specify a date range:

      • Type a date in the From field.

      • Specify a time in the accompanying hh and mm fields.

      • Type a date in the To field.

      • Specify a time in the accompanying hh and mm fields.

      Note:

      Click the calendar icon next to the From and To fields to use a dynamic calendar to specify the date range.

  2. Click Next.

Step 4: Specify the Recipient of the Report:

  1. Type a title for the email message that contains the report in the Subject field.
  2. Type a description about the report in the Message field.
  3. Select Email the report as an attachment to enable sending the report to a specified recipient.
  4. Specify to select users or groups from the Report Recipients list.
  5. Select the users/groups to receive the report and click the >> button.
  6. Click Finish after selecting all users/groups to receive the report.